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Diane Rehm: On My Mind

Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Published: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:50:44 -0400

Last Build Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:50:44 -0400

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Recent Gun Violence, Calls For Unity, And What State Election Results Can Tell Us About National Trends

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Perspective on recent gun violence and calls for unity, then, what election results in state races may tell us about national trends

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Russian Election Interference And Pressure On Tech Companies To Police Content

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0400

What we know so far about Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential campaign, then, new pressure on social media and other tech companies to become more pro-active in policing content.

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The Challenge Ahead For The Democratic Party And Actor Alan Alda

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0400

David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Obama, on what the Democratic party needs to do to regain its momentum, and actor Alan Alda on the importance of being a good communicator

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The Trump-GOP Bargain And Trump Family Business Entanglements

Fri, 26 May 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Why the bargain the GOP and President Trump may be unraveling and more questions about Trump family business entanglements here and abroad

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More Turmoil In DC, Anti-anti Trumpism And The Unraveling Of America’s Shared Narrative

Fri, 19 May 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Reaction to this week's political shocks, why many conservatives are choosing to double down on Trump critics, and then, a conversation on the growing dis-union in America.

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Upheaval At The FBI, Why Our Cities Are Segregated, And A Young Palestinian On Mideast Peace

Fri, 12 May 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Political fallout from the dismissal of FBI director James Comey, how our government created racially segregated cities, and a young Palestinian's perspective on Mideast peace.

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Covering the Trump Administration And How To Support Friends In Grief

Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Washington Post reporter Dan Balz on covering President Trump and linguist Deborah Tannen on how women support each other with the words they use.

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Impeaching President Trump And A Conversation With Writer Elizabeth Strout

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0400

American University history professor Allan Lichtman describes how and why President Donald Trump could be impeached, and then, Pulitzer Prize winning writer Elizabeth Strout on her new book, "Anything is Possible".

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North Korea And A Longer View On Church State Separation

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0400

The threat from North Korea: a diplomat's perspective on what's changed and what hasn't, then, shifting notions on tax payer money for religious institutions and the separation between church and state.

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Diane Checks In From Cuba And Why Americans Increasingly Reject Expertise

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Guest host Tom Gjelten of NPR talks with Diane who is visiting Cuba, then Tom Nichols on "The Death Of Expertise: The Campaign against established knowledge and Why it Matters"

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